April

April Crowell

About April Crowell

Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM) Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice at Pulse Holistic Health offer Amma Therapy, Holistic Nutrition therapy sessions and classes for the public. In 2016, I started teaching Amma therapy apprentices again. I write regularly and offer classes in continuing education and for the public.

Nourishing Teenage Athletes

The first year that Clara was on a regional volleyball team I realized how very unaware some people are of the nutritional needs--especially those of the young athlete. We [...]

By | 2018-04-20T20:32:46+00:00 April 20th, 2018|BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Merry Mints–The Energetics Of Mints

Basil, apple, sage and spearmint; Oregano, catnip, pineapple and peppermint; To many dishes their flavor they've lent; Yet why is one not called merriment? Grandma June grew a peppermint [...]

Class: Well Nourished–Holistic Nutrition & Food Energetics–May 9th-30th

4 Wednesday, May 9-30th, 5:15-7:45, $245 I am passionate about food and how it nourishes us from the most simple to the profound levels of our being. If you [...]

By | 2018-04-23T21:45:44+00:00 April 11th, 2018|BLOGS, Classes|0 Comments

Common Patterns Of Disharmony In Children According To Asian Medicine

Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) is wonderful at working with anyone, no matter what their age or gender. As a practitioner, I find it especially magnificent if I can start [...]

By | 2018-04-07T21:58:19+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Minted Pea Soup

Pea soup? Oh, yes! Peas are high in minerals, vitamin C, D, protein and folic acid. And they are simply delicious in bright and lively [...]

Peas, Please! A New Look At An Old Food

Peas--it seems that people either love them or hate them.  Personally, I love them, and there is really nothing like the taste of peas plucked straight off the vine. [...]

Helping Children Grow & Thrive–Asian Medicine for Children

I am often asked if Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) and Amma Therapy can be used to treat children.  The answer is--yes, of course and very effectively.  But don't limit [...]

By | 2018-04-07T22:26:51+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

Amma Therapy-Asian Bodywork

A note on semantics: Chinese medicine or Asian medicine? Am I confused? Through much of my career I used the term Traditional Chinese medicine. However, I must recognize that [...]

By | 2018-04-08T17:52:57+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments

Oh, Honey! Bees’ Wonderful Gifts

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, [...]

By | 2018-03-30T14:55:34+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

Playing With Pansies–The Energetic And Healing Properties Of Violets

“A vi'let on the meadow grew, That no one saw, that no one knew, It was a modest flower. A shepherdess pass'd by that way-- Light footed, pretty and [...]